University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Business

Our Master of Philosophy (MPhil) with the possibility to transfer to our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) involves the systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge in your chosen academic disciplinary field or area of professional practice in business or economics. Unlike taught programmes (such as Bachelor's and Master's programmes), this degree provides a more critical and rigorous exploration of your chosen research field. It places much more emphasis on original research and the contribution to scientific knowledge. You will attend taught courses in your first year to lay the foundation from which you will develop advanced research skills including the gathering, analysis and presentation of quantitative and qualitative data. Supervisors At the heart of this MPhil/PhD is the collaboration between you and your research supervisors. Our supervisors, your first point of contact in the faculty, are experts in your chosen area and will guide you through the process of: Refining your research project and its expected deliverables Outlining a suitable plan of work, monitoring its realisation, and helping you to keep your commitment to it Guiding you to obtaining ethical approval to realise your research, if your study requires it Identifying any further taught courses and training events (in addition to mandatory ones) to be attended in support of your research project.

Entry requirements

Master of Philosophy - MPhil: A taught Masters degree, with a minimum average of 60% in all areas of assessment (e.g. Merit) level or above, in a generic subject area relevant to the subject matter of the proposed research project, and/or -A First Class or Second Class, First Division (Upper Second Class) Honours degree in a subject(s) areas relevant to the proposed research project Before submitting an application form, please read carefully the information below. -Please make informal preliminary contact with a potential supervisor or research group within the Business School. Include the name of the potential supervisor or supervisors you were in contact with in your research proposal and personal statement. -Please submit a detailed research proposal of approximately 1,500 words, your CV, transcripts, and evidence of language proficiency if relevant with your application. It is advisable to include a Gantt chart at the end of your research proposal to summarise the schedule for the research project outlined in the research proposal. -There are intakes in September and in January. To be considered for a September start, you must apply by 15 May. To be considered for a January start, you must apply by 15 October. If you are applying for a specific studentship which has been advertised, you must apply by the deadline given Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: - A taught Masters degree, with a minimum average of 60% in all areas of assessment (e.g. Merit) level or above, in a generic subject area relevant to the subject matter of the proposed research project, and/or -A First Class or Second Class, First Division (Upper Second Class) Honours degree in a subject(s) areas relevant to the proposed research project Before submitting an application form, please read carefully the information below. -Please make informal preliminary contact with a potential supervisor or research group within the Business School. Include the name of the potential supervisor or supervisors you were in contact with in your research proposal and personal statement. -Please submit a detailed research proposal of approximately 1,500 words, your CV, transcripts, and evidence of language proficiency if relevant with your application. It is advisable to include a Gantt chart at the end of your research proposal to summarise the schedule for the research project outlined in the research proposal. -There are intakes in September and in January. To be considered for a September start, you must apply by 15 May. To be considered for a January start, you must apply by 15 October. If you are applying for a specific studentship which has been advertised, you must apply by the deadline given

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through submission of a thesis and an oral examination. You will also have to pass four mandatory courses in year one and a small number of preparatory training courses.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus SE10 9LS London

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